Medical Assistant salary in California

Average salary
$37,000/yr
Based on 8,543 income tax records
$18,000
$67,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$32K
 
$36K
 
$41K
 
$42K
 
$44K
$18,000
$67,000
How much do Medical Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Medical Assistant is $37,000 per year. This is based on data from 8,543 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Medical Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Medical Assistant salary can vary between $18,000 to $67,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Medical Assistant salary by location

Medical Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Lucile Salter Packard, California
14 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$53K – $80K
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Stanford Health Care, California
64 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$39K – $76K
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Alameda Health System, California
18 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$41K – $75K
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Permanente Medicine, California
976 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$27K – $75K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
23 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$39K – $79K
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County Of Santa Clara, California
13 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$21K – $66K
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John Muir Physician Network, California
65 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$25K – $63K
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California
18 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$26K – $68K
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University Of California, California
230 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$27K – $67K
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Sutter Health, California
438 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$24K – $70K
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Washington Township Medical Foun, California
14 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$18K – $57K
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Prima Medical Foundation, California
15 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$23K – $61K
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Sutter Valley Hospitals, California
12 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$35K – $61K
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Planned Parenthood Shast, California
16 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$19K – $61K
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Cs Medical Care Foundation, California
27 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$28K – $52K
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Packard Childrens Health, California
21 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$22K – $58K
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Caremore Health Plan, California
13 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$29K – $52K
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Planned Parenthood Mar Monte In, California
26 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$29K – $51K
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Sharp Memorial Hospital, California
45 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$23K – $57K
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Northbay Healthcare Group, California
10 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$28K – $56K
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Dignity Health, California
36 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$33K – $52K
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Facey Medical Foundation, California
19 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$25K – $46K
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Santa Rosa Community Hlth Ctrs, California
11 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$29K – $57K
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Goforward, California
13 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$19K – $50K
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City Of Hope Medical Foundation, California
11 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$34K – $45K
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Ampla Health, California
11 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$33K – $51K
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Scripps Health, California
115 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$23K – $52K
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Planned Parenthood Los A, California
13 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$30K – $51K
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Lifelong Medical Care, California
12 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$30K – $46K
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Bass Medical Group, California
22 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$27K – $56K
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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyter, California
35 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$26K – $55K
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Community Health Centers Of The, California
24 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$28K – $52K
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St Joseph Heritage Healthcare, California
104 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$20K – $47K
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Arch Health Partners, California
22 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$26K – $49K
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Loma Linda Univ Health Care, California
25 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$30K – $47K
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US Department Of Defense, California
55 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$24K – $64K
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Optum, California
20 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$21K – $40K
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Epic Management, California
23 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$23K – $44K
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Pih Health Physicians, California
23 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$28K – $45K
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Sante Health System, California
34 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$24K – $51K
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Select Staffing, California
56 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$21K – $47K
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North County Health, California
22 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$24K – $51K
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ADP, California
89 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$20K – $60K
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Med3000 Practice Resources, California
20 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$23K – $41K
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Family Health Centers Of San, California
32 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$21K – $46K
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State Of California, California
51 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$23K – $43K
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Open Door Community Health Cente, California
22 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$26K – $46K
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Family Healthcare Network, California
67 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$17K – $38K
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Oroville Hospital, California
24 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$19K – $39K
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Mmc International, California
29 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$16K – $42K

Medical Assistant demographics in California

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78% are single
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22% are married
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49% have kids
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29% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Medical Assistants in California

8,543 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a medical assistant in California is $37,000 per year. Medical assistant salaries in California can vary between $18,000 to $67,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 8,543 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as medical assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for medical assistants in California: Lucile Salter Packard ($64,500 a year), Stanford Health Care ($61,500 a year), and Alameda Health System ($59,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for medical assistants in California: Union City, CA ($54,500 a year), Fremont, CA ($54,000 a year), and Santa Rosa, CA ($51,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.